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@  Buns : (18 June 2019 - 03:45 AM) hot damn
@  Buns : (18 June 2019 - 03:45 AM) Bnus
@  Buns : (18 June 2019 - 03:45 AM) Does my name still have a filter?
@  Buns : (18 June 2019 - 03:45 AM) bleep bloop
@  Zoob : (17 June 2019 - 09:06 PM) I liked everything about the trailer, and felt the power of the music watching it as well. But I also like the hunt the truth trailers a lot too and the game was nothing like it.
@  Zoob : (17 June 2019 - 09:05 PM) there* I'm hype to game on more than 60 fps on a console hopefully with the new xbox
@  Zoob : (17 June 2019 - 09:04 PM) I think it's more about personal opinion and not what the RIGHT way to go with the story is or what YOU may want to see. With a franchise that has been in so many peoples hands over the years their is bound to be something YOU wont like, but obiously its made in a way for someone else to enjoy. Take halo 5 for example, I love it. Not so much story wise but I feel the multiplayer is the best out of all halos.
@  Drizzy_Dan : (17 June 2019 - 02:52 PM) Zeta Halo, and I've said this a billion trillion times now, its history. It was once the location that held The Primordial - the last known Precursor along with Mendicant Bias who was the Precursor/Gravemind's overseer
@  Drizzy_Dan : (17 June 2019 - 02:51 PM) Location for 1. We're back on a Halo which seems like it should be the obvious destination given the name but is not feasible without a time skip (which is what happened)
@  Drizzy_Dan : (17 June 2019 - 02:50 PM) Let's talk about things we actually liked about the trailer
@  RedStarRocket91 : (17 June 2019 - 10:25 AM) Especially versus Cortana, who cares about him as more than just a weapon, who's offering him some actual, personal fulfilment
@  RedStarRocket91 : (17 June 2019 - 10:25 AM) Have Chief finally start questioning his place in the UNSC, the morality of the UNSC, how far his loyalties go when they treat him as expendable and replaceable
@  RedStarRocket91 : (17 June 2019 - 10:24 AM) That should have been the core conflict of Halo 5 - have the Created just be a framing device for it, as the Didact was for Halo 4's real story
@  RedStarRocket91 : (17 June 2019 - 10:23 AM) And then in Halo 5 - again, you've got a more literal version of it in Blue vs Osiris. Old Spartans vs New Spartans
@  RedStarRocket91 : (17 June 2019 - 10:22 AM) You've got a character in Del Rio who treats them both the same way - 'things have changed while you've been away'
@  RedStarRocket91 : (17 June 2019 - 10:22 AM) The whole underlying theme of Halo 4 was obsolescence - Cortana literally points it out to Chief, "they don't care about you, they replaced you!"
@  RedStarRocket91 : (17 June 2019 - 10:21 AM) The Spartan-IVs frustrate me in particular because there's so much potential for them to have a strong role in the story
@  Jack Of Harts : (17 June 2019 - 09:27 AM) By the way, what actually happened to the ODSTs? There's no mention of them at all in Halo 4 or 5, especially with Buck now being a Spartan-IV
@  Jack Of Harts : (17 June 2019 - 09:25 AM) I don't see Spartan-IVs as "real Spartans", I see them more as just enhanced ODSTs
@  Azaxx : (17 June 2019 - 09:21 AM) Now without a major overhaul, like ditching the Spartan IV's, high tech domination of Humanity and the lack of emphasis on being the Chief, it's going to be hard for 343i to captivate the core audience who want to be reminded of the glory days of the original trilogy

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343 Trying To Pull Players Back in With New Magnum Skins in Halo 5

21 September 2018 - 09:40 AM

Just when you thought you were done with Halo 5: Guardians forever, 343 puts out some very nice Magnum skins to lure you right back in. While some players have lost the resolve to play the game, I personally will be trying to get these just because I'm a hardo. 

 

 

The Magnum Skins are obtainable by winning games in Halo 5:

 

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As you can see, the skins have wins attached to them which is a good sign for the future of earning cosmetics and commendations. These M6H-2 Skins are part of the new Targetmaster Commendation in Halo 5. Everyone starts at 0/75 from the first tier so no one is grandfathered into these.

 

 

And as a bonus, 343 Industries has also given us something far more appealing in a game that is much more popular right now: the Master Chief Collection! These special nameplates are seen on the player's GamerTag in the lobby of MCC and the way to obtain each has been conveniently listed under each of them.

 

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So what do you guys think, should we have had theses Magnum skins a year ago when Halo 5 was thriving competitively? How are you liking the looks of these skins and nameplates? Discuss below!

 

 

Screenshots provided by Greenskull on Twitter.


New Additions to Staff/Changes to Come

05 July 2018 - 03:57 PM

Hello everyone! I am pleased to announce that we are adding two members to the Staff here to help ensure our little corner of the Haloverse stays happy and healthy.

On our News Group: weighing in at a half ton including a Mjolnir GEN II powersuit, it’s UNSC Spartan II!! Spartan has been providing us with discussion for months now taking over the Weekly Site Poll. He is a valuable asset as one of our newest Staff members. *One Final Effort intensifies.*

And joining the boys in blue on the mod squad, it’s Sikslik! Slik is a long-time Staffer previously coordinating events and streaming games. He’s shown me, personally, a lot of his passion that he still holds for our site and we know he will continue this as a C-Mod.


Please everyone give them a nice congrats.

On top of this big announcement I just want to add that we are in the process of brainstorming for site updates and you can expect to see some in the future. Heart you all and hail Twam.